Lena Dunham says her body ‘revolted’ during month-long battle with COVID-19

Lena Dunham says her body “revolted” as she battled COVID-19 in March.

The former “Girls” star opened up in a lengthy Instagram post about her positive diagnosis, detailing the debilitating symptoms she endured for 21 days.

“It started with achy joints, which I was unable to distinguish from my usual diagnoses, so I didn’t freak out. But the pain soon joined by an impossible, crushing fatigue. Then, a fever of 102,” Dunham wrote.

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Lena Dunham speaks onstage during the 24th annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast in 2015. 
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She added: “Suddenly my body simply…revolted. The nerves in my feet burned and muscles wouldn’t seem to do their job. My hands were numb. I couldn’t tolerate loud noises. I couldn’t sleep but I couldn’t wake up.”

The HBO actress also said she lost her sense of taste and smell, and was plagued by a “hacking cough.”

“Inability to breathe after simple tasks like getting a glass of water” was another side-effect, the 34-year-old actress said.

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Dunham said she never had to be hospitalized and was instead treated at home by a doctor. She tested negative after one month but still suffered symptoms, including…

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